Nature's fireworks on show in Guatemala

The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, in Alotenango, Guatemala, is one of the most active ones in the South American country. Its first eruption of the year on Wednesday generated a column of grey ash 5,500m above sea level, the National Institute
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The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, in Alotenango, Guatemala, is one of the most active ones in the South American country. Its first eruption of the year on Wednesday generated a column of grey ash 5,500m above sea level, the National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology said in a special bulletin.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 27, 2017, with the headline 'Nature's fireworks on show in Guatemala'. Print Edition | Subscribe